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Diary Transcription:

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Friday, February 12, 1926 (continued)

(1) G 7000 X (continued)
but the threads seem to be melted by decay. Enough was got out whole to permit a microscopic examination to determine perhaps its materials.
No. 75: Another piece of the brown fabric was lifted on the rectangular bar No. 76.
No. 76: The gold leaf from a large rectangular bar from a chair (or similar) with level holes. Crushed and torn. Unable to examine more carefully owing to No. 75-lifted on No. 76. Also fragments of No. 76.
No. 77a: Part of 76 ? L 13, W max 8
No. 77b: Flat band 11.6 by W 4.9.
Here we stopped at noon and resumed at 2 p.m.
No. 77c: Gold leaf, fragment of sheet, in relief drawing of king with crown of Lower Egypt. H 7.1, W (across nose) 4.4 cm
No. 77d: Part of 79.
No. 77e, 77f: Small fragment (2.5 x 1.9) and tiny scraps.
No. 78: Ran under Nos. 76, 77. The joint of two round bars (cylinder) with a big dowel slot. That is, the gold leaf there of.
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Details

  • Classification
    Documentation-Expedition diary pages
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Display Page Dates
    02/12/1926
  • Author
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942

Tombs and Monuments 1

Published Documents 2

Photos 1

People 1

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Author
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.